Acquisitions are so central to Contract Management, they’re often referred to side-by-side: a search of either term will bring up the other. Acquisitions are about logistics: contract negotiations, procurement, orders, payments, supply chain, shipping, delivery, communication. NCMA prepares you for all of it.
What Do We Mean by Acquisition?
Acquisition is the coordination and integration of a comprehensive plan to fulfill a customer need — on time and on budget. It includes developing the overall strategy and adding value through:
- Relevant market research
- Risk analysis
- Formulation of a contracting strategy
A Governmentwide View on Contracting Officer Staffing Levels